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Texas Rep. Colin Allred talks about the American Families Plan and the importance of paid family leave.
President Joe Biden last week signed a bill focused on funding Veterans Affairs construction projects throughout the nation and that includes a new facility in North Texas.
Initial payments of the expanded Child Tax Credit land Thursday in North Texans’ bank accounts, a provision that Congressman Colin Allred (District 32) supported in the American Rescue Plan.
Rep. Colin Allred (D-Texas) knows these issues better than probably any member of Congress, having played collegiately at Baylor, then as a linebacker for the Tennessee Titans.
The legislation would fund large-scale surface transportation projects, focusing on federal highways, highway safety programs and transit improvements. Reps. Colin Allred, D-Dallas, Eddie Bernice Johnson, D-Dallas, and Marc Veasey, D-Fort Worth, got funding for their districts.
Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) introduced the Open RAN Outreach Act, a bipartisan bill to strengthen the diversity of U.S. wireless networks and protect the supply chain from reliance on untrusted technology companies.
Rep. Colin Allred (D-TX) joins Lawrence O’Donnell to discuss ways to challenge Texas GOP voting restriction legislation as the TX Republican governor calls for a special session.
In 2019, neighbor Colin Allred was the first member of Congress to announce he was taking paternity leave after the birth of his son Jordan. He took two weeks off work, and after the birth of his second son, Cameron, he did it again.
This time, though, he came home for an entire month.
A bipartisan bill authorizing several Veterans Affairs construction projects funded in fiscal year 2021, including a spinal cord injury center in Dallas, Texas, has been introduced in Congress.
U.S. Labor Secretary Martin Walsh and Rep. Colin Allred met with business leaders and community organizers in Dallas on Thursday to tout the Biden administration’s plans to shore up the nation’s infrastructure and expand family leave benefits.